Ed Butowsky

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It’s Still ‘The Economy, Stupid’

Hillary Clinton’s solution is to identify what’s wrong, create a huge bureaucratic program and throw lots of money at it. We just can’t do that until we create more jobs to grow our economy, and the only way to do that is to cut taxes and spending.

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Baltimore’s Inner City Stealth Economic Issue

When people can’t make ends meet, they get frustrated. And when those ends keep pulling further apart – no matter how hard people try to bring them together – frustration turns into anger. And when large numbers of people in a community are angry, it’s like a volcano that’s ready to blow.

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Are We in Taxflation?

When you go to the store and something you bought for five bucks six months ago is suddenly going for $5.25, and you just know it’s going to cost you $5.50 in another six months, chances are you just shrug and buy it anyway. After all, it’s only 50 cents.

Investors’ Mood Not Looking Good

When I first got in the business, I remember an older financial advisor saying to always remember the individual investor does the wrong thing at the wrong time.